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Arkansas's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2014

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2012

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Arkansas's 2nd Congressional District

General Election Date
November 4, 2014

Primary Date
May 20, 2014

Incumbent prior to election:
Tim Griffin Republican Party
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The 2nd Congressional District of Arkansas will hold an election for the U.S. House of Representatives on November 4, 2014.
Candidate Filing Deadline Primary Election General Election
March 3, 2014
May 20, 2014
November 4, 2014

Primary: Arkansas is 1 of 13 states that uses an open primary system, in which registered voters do not have to be members of a party to vote in that party's primary.[1][2][3]

Voter registration: Voters must register to vote in the primary by April 20, 2014. For the general election, the voter registration deadline is October 5, 2014.[4]

See also: Arkansas elections, 2014

Incumbent: Heading into the election the incumbent is Tim Griffin (R), who was first elected in 2010. Griffin is not seeking re-election in 2014.[5]

The 2nd Congressional District is located in central Arkansas. White, Van Buren, Conway, Perry, Saline, Faulkner and Pulaski counties are included in the new boundaries of the district.[6]

Candidates

Campaign contributions

Pat Hays

Pat Hays (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[9]January 31, 2013$0$229,497$(18,573)$210,923
Running totals
$229,497$(18,573)

French Hill

French Hill (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[10]January 31, 2014$0$570,114$(39,138)$530,975
Running totals
$570,114$(39,138)

Ann Clemmer

Ann Clemmer (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[11]January 31, 2014$0$103,356$(3,221)$100,134
Running totals
$103,356$(3,221)

Conrad Reynolds

Conrad Reynolds (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[12]January 27, 2014$0$7,695$(473)$7,222
Running totals
$7,695$(473)

District history

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2012

On November 6, 2012, Tim Griffin (R) won re-election to the United States House. He defeated Herb Rule in the general election.

U.S. House, Arkansas District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Herb Rule 39.5% 113,156
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Griffin Incumbent 55.2% 158,175
     Green Barbara Ward 3% 8,566
     Libertarian Chris Hayes 2.3% 6,701
Total Votes 286,598
Source: Arkansas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

On November 2, 2010, Tim Griffin won election to the United States House. He defeated Joyce Elliott (D), Lance Levi (I) and Lewis Kennedy (G) in the general election.[13]

U.S. House, Arkansas District 2 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Griffin 57.9% 122,091
     Democratic Joyce Elliott 38.3% 80,687
     Independent Lance Levi 2.1% 4,421
     Green Lewis Kennedy 1.7% 3,599
Total Votes 210,798

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